Surface: 377 873 km²
Capital: Tokyo (Tokyo)
Population: 126 659 683 inhabitants (2012)

Travel advice
Current status: All travel to certain areas in Japan are advised.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
May, June, August, September and October are the best months to travel to northern Japan.
April, May, September and October are the best months to travel to central and southern Japan.
This avoids the months with relatively high precipitation and the months with relatively low temperatures.

Japanese is the official language in Japan.

Travel documents
You must have a passport valid for at least 3 months upon arrival in Japan.
A visa is not necessary if you are staying less than 90 days in Japan.

Immunization (vaccination)

To visit Japan, you do not need vaccinations.

Money and Money
In Japan, paid the Japanese yen (JPY).

Traffic and route
In Japan you have to drive on the left side of the road.

In Japan, you need an adapter or inverter.

Tap water
The tap water is safe to drink.

News and newspapers
The latest news related to Japan can be found on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Japan can be found on Abyznewslinks .

Websites ending in .jp from Japan.
Official websites of Japan: jnto.go.jp and japantravelinfo.com .

Photos and videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of Japan.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos from Japan.

An overview of all the holidays in Japan, visit Beleven.org .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Japan can be found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage in Japan can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube, Beleven.org, Waarbenjijnu.nl, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.